The state lost millions on the confiscation of property


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The costs of the Federal property management Agency for storage of confiscated goods in the past year exceeded income from its sales, according to RBC, citing data from the audit chamber.

In 2017 the costs for storage amounted to 222 million rubles, and from the sale could fetch $ 180 million rubles. For the first half of 2018 for storage had to spend 62 million rubles, and to raise through sales of managed 64 million rubles.

It is noted that the sale is less than one percent of the confiscated property. Also, according to the accounting chamber, pre-sale preparation lasts “unreasonably” long (up to eight months), and trades in electronic form are not available in all regions.

In addition, it is questionable adequacy assessment confiscated property. For example, as noted by the chamber, in Novosibirsk six watches of famous brands you see in 136 thousand rubles, and after re-checking their price has risen to 1.3 million rubles.

The auditors also noted instances of dumping in the bidding for the procurement of services for the storage, sale and destruction of confiscated goods. It often happens that the artists themselves pay for the contract, and the property subsequently could be stolen.

According to the Criminal code, the authorities can seize in its favor any property obtained through crime or used to Finance terrorism, extremism, criminal organization. The withdrawal is conducted by the customs officers, the bailiffs, the FSB, the Russian Federal fisheries Agency, the Prosecutor’s office, then the resulting value is passed in the Federal property management Agency.

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